Turning water into beer

Washington County’s recycled water can now be used by breweries and distilleries to make beer, whiskey and other adult beverages. DEQ recently approved Clean Water Service’s request to expand their high purity recycled water program, allowing CWS to provide this water to commercial brewers and distilleries to produce alcoholic beverages for sale to the generalContinue reading “Turning water into beer”

DEQ awards $600,000 in grants for reduce, reuse, recycle programs in Oregon

The Oregon Department of Environmental Quality is awarding nearly $600,000 in grants to 17 organizations around the state to promote reduction, reuse and recycling of consumer materials. These annual grants, provided by DEQ’s Materials Management program, boost projects that benefit Oregon’s environment and share best practices. “Oregon has long had a strong recycling ethic,” saidContinue reading “DEQ awards $600,000 in grants for reduce, reuse, recycle programs in Oregon”